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Karen Smithies

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Karen Smithies

Karen Smithies

Associate Lecturer in Accompaniment
Music | School of Creative Arts and Media

Conservatorium of Music, Hobart CBD Campuses

+61 3 6226 7313 (phone)

+61 3 6226 7333 (fax)

Karen.Smithies@utas.edu.au

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Fields of Research

  • Music Performance (190407)
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology (190409)
  • Performing Arts and Creative Writing (190499)
  • Music Therapy (190408)
  • Aged Health Care (111702)

Research Objectives

  • The Performing Arts (incl. Theatre and Dance) (950105)
  • Music (950101)
  • Health Related to Ageing (920502)
  • Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma) (920115)

Publications

Total publications

11

Major Creative Work

(6 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2014Monkhouse H, Smithies KE, 'Lunchtime Recital Series: Performance of Alfred Pratt Idylle Printaniere, Op. 17. No. 2, Roger Fiske, Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Arnold Bax Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Otto Goldschmidt Evening, from Two Pieces, Op. 26', Conservatorium of Music, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania (2014) [Performance]

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Co-authors: Monkhouse H

2014Smithies KE, 'Live ABC Classic FM Broadcast, with Prinicpal TSO clarinettist, Andrew Seymour and pianist Karen Smithies', Farrell Centre, Hobart (2014) [Broadcast]

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2013Monkhouse H, Smithies KE, 'Lunchtime Recital Series: Performances of William Lloyd Webber Air and Variations, Gordon Jacob Five Pieces for Clarinet, William Hurlstone Four Characteristic Pieces, Arthur Bliss, Pastoral, Joseph Holbrooke Andante and Presto for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 6, No. 2 and Edward Elgar Chanson de nuit, Op. 15, No. 1', Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, Recital Hall (2013) [Performance]

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Co-authors: Monkhouse H

2012Monkhouse H, Smithies KE, 'Lunchtime Recital Series: Performances of Gerald Finzi Five Bagatelles for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 23, Victor Babin Hillandale Waltzes, Eric Ewazen Tasman Suite, and selections from The Keating Tangos: Raffaele Marcellino The World's Greatest Tango, Wendy Marlow Tango on the J-Curve, Maria Grenfell Option-C Tango, Ian Munro The Tango We Had to Have, Russell Gilmour Scumbag Tango, Don Kay Sweetest Victory Tango, Kent Farbach Tango Republic', Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, Recital Hall (2012) [Performance]

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Co-authors: Monkhouse H

2012Smithies KE, 'Music from down South- Live ABC Classic FM broadcast with baritone, Michael Lampard and Karen Smithies piano', Stanley Burbury Theatre (University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay Campus) (2012) [Broadcast]

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2011Monkhouse H, Smithies KE, 'Solo Clarinet Recital, featuring the world premiere of Don Kay's Epitomes for Clarinet & Piano', Australian Clarinet & Saxophone Festival 2011, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne (2011) [Performance]

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Co-authors: Monkhouse H

Other Creative Work

(5 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Deng S, Smithies KE, 'Piano in Stereo concert', Con of Music, Conservatorium of music recital hall, Hobart, pp. one piece (2017) [Performance Practice]

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Co-authors: Deng S

2017Deng S, Smithies KE, 'Flight of the Bumblebee', Conservatorium of Music, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 1 (2017) [Performance Practice]

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Co-authors: Deng S

2016Smithies K, 'Recital at Epsom House with Anna Eklund-Tarantion', Hobart (2016) [Performance Practice]

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2015Deng S, Smithies K, 'Variations on a theme by Paganini', Conservatorium of Music Recital Hall, University of Tasmania, Hobart, pp. 1 (2015) [Performance Practice]

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Co-authors: Deng S

2015Monkhouse H, Smithies KE, 'Lunchtime Recital Series: Clarinet Recital Performance of Thomas Dunhill Phantasy Suite, Op. 91 for Clarinet and Piano, Nino Rota Sonata in Re per clarinetto e pianoforte, Charles Stanford Sonata for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 129', Conservatorium of Music, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania (2015) [Performance Practice]

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Co-authors: Monkhouse H

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

1

Total funding

$9,765

Projects

Assessment of the effects of singing on the respiratory function and wellbeing in people with dementia (2017)$9,765
Description
This project is a pilot study of the potential of group singing to improve respiratory function and wellbeing for people with dementia.
Funding
University of Tasmania ($9,765)
Scheme
Grant-CAL Hothouse Research Enhancement Program
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Forbes AM; Goldberg LR; Vreugdenhil AJ; Smithies KE
Year
2017